Re: TWO WEEK LAST CALL: Regularizing Port Numbers for SSL.


Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> I have strong interest in adding TLS/SSL support for telnet, login, and
> ftp.
> The reality is that you need to have separate ports unless we want to
> force a major re-write of applications.

  I am not sure that this is necessary in all cases.  Protocol 
interfacing is definatly possible.  We have done some of this
> Of course, the preference would be to have TLS/SSL be implemented in
> the protocol stack and be transparent to the application whenever
> possible.

  Transport layer is another place as well.
> Jeffrey Altman * Kermit Development Group * Columbia University
>                * 612 West 115th St #716 * New York, NY * 10025 * (212) 854-1344
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Jeffrey A. Williams
DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java Development Eng.
Information Eng. Group. 
Phone :913-294-2375 (temporary)

Received on Wednesday, 5 February 1997 00:03:34 UTC